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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2008
Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

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Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio - Facts

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio

Born: 13 April 1940, Nice, France

Residence at the time of the award: France, Mauritius

Prize motivation: "author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization"

Field: prose

Language: French

Prize share: 1/1

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